Thanks to reproductive technology, pregnancy is a viable option even for people facing fertility issues. The process for egg donation is highly regulated by the FDA; the rigorous application process can qualify or disqualify a donor or recipient. There are several factors to consider when choosing to seek or become an egg donor.
Assisted reproductive technology allows more families than ever to bring a baby into the world. The most successful technique is in vitro fertilization, in which an egg is injected with sperm by serological pipette in a laboratory. Use of assisted reproductive technology allows for embryonic fertilization and, later, artificial insemination or surrogacy, regardless of whether the egg came from the prospective mother, or if she is ovulating.
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